Dr. Abbas El Sayed Abbas MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Abbas Abbas is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Abbas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Ochsner Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Lung Neoplasms

Hospital Affiliation

Ochsner Medical Center
Ranked #24 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 2000

PinnacleHealth System - Polyclinic
Residency, General Surgery, 1994 - 1996

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2000 - 2003

Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Evaluation of Quality of Life Following Placement of Self-Expanding Plastic Stents as a Bridge to Surgery in Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Therapy for Esophageal Cancer.
Martin, R. C.,Cannon, R. M.,Brown, R. E.,Ellis, S. F.,Williams, S.,Scoggins, C. R.,Abbas, A. E.

Planned Delay of Oral Intake After Esophagectomy Reduces the Cervical Anastomotic Leak Rate and Hospital Length of Stay.
Bolton, J. S.,Conway, W. C.,Abbas, A. E.

Laparoscopic versus robot-assisted surgery for median arcuate ligament syndrome.
Do, M. V.,Smith, T. A.,Bazan, H. A.,Sternbergh, W. C.,Abbas, A. E.,Richardson, W. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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